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Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Simulation Verification IP (VIP)

Specification Support

The BLE VIP supports Bluetooth Specification version 4.2 and 5.0 available at http://www.bluetooth.com.

Key Features

Feature Name


High Duty, Low Duty, Directed, Undirected, Connectable, Non-connectable Advertisement.


Active/Passive Scanning.


Support for all Control Procedures. For example, Connection Update and PHY Update.

LE Encryption

Counter with Cipher Block Chaining-Message Authentication Code (CCM) Mode

LL Privacy

Generation of Resolvable Private Address.

Host Controller Interface

LE HCI commands/events/data fully supported.

HCI transport Layer

UART/USB/User-Defined protocol as a HCI transport layer.

2 Mbps LE

2 Mbps/s packets transmission and reception capability.

LE Long Range

Configurable Coded PHY for FEC (2-Block) with S=2/S=8.

LE Advertising Extensions

Advertisement/Connection on Primary/Secondary Channels using EXT/AUX PDUs, Periodic Advertisement.

LE Channel Selection Algorithm#2

Counter based Channel Selection Algorithm for Secondary Channels.

Supported Design-Under-Test Configurations

Controller Only PHY Only Controller + PHY

Test Suite Options

Basic CMS PureSuite TripleCheck


Test Suite Comparison

Constrained-random example tests
Directed compliance tests
Constrained-random compliance tests
Tests targeting all protocol layers
3rd party simulator test execution
SystemVerilog functional coverage model
efunctional coverage model
Verification plan mapped to protocol specification
Verification plan integration with Cadence vManager metric-driven analysis system
Verification plan integration with 3rd party simulator environments